Park City 2011: Problem Set #1

We’ll be publishing the daily problem sets from the Park City Mathematics Institute’s content course here.  Please read the first page carefully!  If you comment, do so in a way that doesn’t directly answer questions asked, or point to your own blog.  We apologize for any inside jokes, though these are less prevalent on the first day.

PCMI 2011 Day 1 (July 5, 2011)

Note: participants at PCMI are using Sketchpad throughout the course.  Since we cannot provide the entire world with Sketchpad, the internal Web link has been “redacted” on page 2.  Sorry about that!

For more problems like these, visit PCMI @ Mathforum.  This is the 11th year that EDC has been involved with the Park City Mathematics Institute, and the problem sets from the last ten years can be found on the Mathforum site.

Thanks, and we will continue to post daily.

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About Bowen Kerins
Bowen is a mathematics curriculum writer. He is a lead author of CME Project, a high school curriculum focused on mathematical habits of mind, and part of the author team of the Illustrative Mathematics curriculum series. Bowen leads professional development nationally, primarily on how math content can be taught with a focus on higher-level goals. Bowen is also a champion pinball player and once won $1,000 for knowing the number of degrees in a right angle.

4 Responses to Park City 2011: Problem Set #1

  1. Wow! Thanks. If I had known I’d get to participate remotely in the PCMI, I’d have made sure to have lots of time for it. Looking forward to playing with some math.

  2. Steve Phelps says:

    Thanks for posting these Bowen. When can we expect to see the answer key? 🙂

  3. I’m with Sue and Steve. Thanks for posting these so we can play along in the home version.

    – Elizabeth (aka @cheesemonkeysf on Twitter)

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